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Acer palmatum 'Bloodgood'
Japanese maple 'Bloodgood'
Acer palmatum 'Bloodgood' is one of the best known red acers, as it is a strong growing, reliable purple-leaved acer. This particular variety makes an excellent focal point in the garden and is a must for the Japanese styled garden. If you are looki...
Acer palmatum 'Enkan'
Japanese maple 'Enkan'
Acer palmatum 'Enkan' is an excellent variety that has fine, feathered dark red leaves that turn a vivid bright shade of red in the autumn with a small compact growth habit. Grows well in a rich moist but well drained humus rich soil in a position s...
Acer palmatum Dissectum 'Crimson Queen'
Japanese maple 'Crimson Queen'
Acer palmatum Dissectum 'Crimson Queen' is perhaps one of the most stunning Japanese maples, having finely dissected red-purple leaves and an cascading mound like growth habit. It's a fairly small Japanese maple reaching around 3 metres in height...
Aucuba japonica 'Crotonifolia'
Japanese Spotted Laurel
Aucuba japonica 'Crotonifolia', Japanese Spotted Laurel is a very hardy, large shrub from Japan. It is tolerant of shady positions due to its native woodland habitat. Glorious, glossy green and yellow leaves, with red berries in the autumn. It would ...
Aucuba japonica 'Goldstrike'
Japanese Spotted Laurel
Aucuba japonica Crotonifolia 'Goldstrike', Japanese Spotted Laurel is a very hardy, large shrub from Japan. It is tolerant of shady positions due to its native woodland habitat. Glorious, glossy green and yellow leaves, with red berries in the autumn...
Aucuba japonica 'Variegata'
variegated Japanese laurel
Aucuba japonica 'Variegata', Variegated Japanese laurel is a very hardy, large shrub from Japan. It is tolerant of shady positions due to its native woodland habitat. Glorious, glossy green and yellow leaves, with red berries in the autumn. It would ...
Ginkgo biloba 'Barabits Fastigiata'
Ginkgo biloba barabits fastigiata
Superb narrow selection from Dr Elemer Barabits, having a feathered, upright habit, eventually reaching 10 metres. Can be planted as a specimen or against a wall, a rare but wonderful choice.Position: full sun/part shadeSoil: any fertile, well drai...
Ginkgo biloba 'Eiffel'
Maindenhair Tree 'Eiffel'
Ginkgo biloba 'Eiffel' New introduction, very much untested so eventual size unknown although we have found it to be a strong grower. Pyramiddal in shape, has a nice classic fan shaped leaf and a good shade of butter yellow in the autumn. As with...
Hydrangea anomala subsp. petiolaris
Hydrangea anomala petiolaris is an excellent climbing species with glossy, finely toothed leaves and many attractive lace-cap white flowers in summer. Self clinging, this deciduous climber thrives in sun or shade and is very useful where a flowering ...
Laurus nobilis, The Bay Tree, is a conical evergreen tree or large shrub with glossy, dark green, aromatic leaves. During early summer masses of sulphar tiny flowers are produced much loved by bees and other pollinaters. Will respond very well to pru...
Leucothoe axillaris 'Curly Red'
'Curly Red' is named thus because of the unusual leaf shape that literally curls back to give this compact evergreen shrub such a striking appearance. Further interest is made by the young leaves emerging bright green with red tints. These become...
Leucothoe axillaris 'Twisting Red'
This recent introduction has fabulous twisting, evergreen leaves. New shoots emerge burgandy red looking striking against the bright green, glossy mature leaves which remain through summer before turning a deeper red in autumn as the temperature dr...
Leucothoe fontanesiana 'Makijaz'
An attractive variety of Leucothoe with variegation of green, cream and pink leaves producing a gorgeous dense evergreen spreading low growing shrub. Height 50cm. Produces fantastic small white flowers in spring. Suitable for sunny or shady garde...
Pieris 'Forest Flame'
Pieris floribunda 'Forest Flame'
A spectacular evergreen shrub which produces white lily of the valley like flowers in spring followed by stunning pink and red new growth. Forest Flame is one of the larger members of the family growing 2m or more high. Happy in full sun to part-shad...
Pieris japonica 'Debutante'
A choice low growing evergreen with deep green leaves topped in spring with masses of bell shaped slightly fragrant white flowers. Hardy and tolerant of sun or shade makes a perfect front of border plant. ...
Pieris japonica 'Flaming Silver'
Pieris 'Flaming Silver'
A lovely compact medium sized Pieris with delicately cream variegated leaves, in spring produces masses of white bell shaped flowers which are followed by beautiful pink new growth as the leaves emerge. Enjoys conditions from full sun to semi shade i...
Pieris japonica 'Mountain Fire'
Pieris 'Mountain Fire'
‘Mountain Fire’ is a really showy Pieris with compact evergreen growth and huge panicles of white bell shaped flowers in spring followed by the emerging new growth a deep plum red turning deep glossy green as it matures. Hardy and tolerant of ful...
Viburnum 'La Bois Marquis'
A stunning French cross between Viburnum awabuki and Virburnum Winton. Has abundant panicles of white, fragrant flowers in May/June followed by red berries. Arguably, however, the most striking feature of this plant is its its colour change in au...
Viburnum bodnantense 'Charles Lamont'
Viburnum 'Charles Lamont'
A sister seedling to Viburnum bodnantense 'Dawn', differing in that the white and pink flowers are slightly larger than 'Dawn', with yellow anthers. The deciduous leaves are also slightly larger. The flowers are still intensely fragrant, and pres...
Viburnum burkwoodii 'Anne Russell'
This semi evergreen variety of burkwoodii has wonderful large rounded heads of white fragrant flowers emerging from pink buds in March-April. Plant next to a path where the highly fragrant flowers can be fully appreciated. A bushy medium sized shrub ...
Viburnum hillieri 'Winton'
Originated from Hillier's nurseries in the 1950's, this popular, larger variety of viburnum is semi-evergreen and will reach 3 metres high. Larger specimens are often evergreen in sheltered positions. Winton is covered in fragrant, creamy white f...